Oregon golfer claims junior title

Updated: July 3, 2019

Mateo Fuenmayor of Beaverton, OR won the 2019 Pacific Northwest Boys Junior PGA Championship at The Home Course in DuPont, WA.

Mateo Fuenmayor will have the opportunity to join 144 of the nation’s top male junior golfers in the PGA of America’s premium junior event, the 44th Boys Junior PGA Championship, hosted at Keney Park Golf Course in Hartford, Connecticut. Keney Park Golf Course is home to the Hartford Women’s Open and was recently restored in 2014. The 44th Boys Junior PGA Championship will be held from July 30-August 2, 2019.

Mateo Fuenmayor, 16, shot a total of 74-67-141 for the Championship and edged out Andrew Reinhardt and Gyan Bains who he beat in a three hole playoff.

Mateo Fuenmayor and Andrew Reinhardt both will represent the Pacific Northwest against the 41 PGA of America Sections to Connecticut in July.